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Reflections: Interviews with 4 Moms of Adult Children

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I had the privilege of asking 10 reflective questions to moms who are “done” raising their children. (Translation: We know motherhood is never “done” or over with — but this means these moms don’t have children who live in their homes anymore, and their roles in their adult children’s lives have changed). …

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Keep Calm and Puppy On (With a Toddler)

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“You know how no one told you how hard it is to have a baby?” I heard my best friend’s voice say in a comfortably familiar tone through my cell phone, “Well this is me saying, if you get a puppy with a toddler, its going to be hard. This …

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The Elephant in the Room…Santa Claus

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I’m sorry, but what the hell is up with parents that choose not to trick their kids into believing Santa Claus exists?!? A lot of my mom friends are not perpetuating the Santa Claus myth and I’m surprised, like really? Its super fun as a parent to play along in …

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What Do I Get For My $10?

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I’ve always been an active classroom volunteer at my daughter’s elementary school, but last year, as the changes with the Nevada School Wellness Policy started rolling out and I heard the desperate call for new board members on the school’s parent-faculty association, I decided that I wanted to be more …

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Seriously, Get Your Kids Tested for a Speech Delay

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I will never forget that phone call. I was trying to learn a new system work was implementing when my phone began to buzz. It was my son’s daycare. That sinking feeling hit as I wondered what could be going on. “Hello, Mrs. Bradfield?” “Yes, this is her.” “Ok great. …

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The Sex Talk, Part II: How to Be a Supermodel

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This is part of an ongoing series of blog posts written by Steven Ing, MA, MFT for Reno Moms Blog, addressing how parents can engage in a healthy conversation with their children about intelligent human sexuality. After reading Part 1, you’ve decided that you’re going to do it. You’re going …

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Are You and Your Kids Ready for ‘The Sex Talk’? Here’s Help

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This is the first in a series written by Steven Ing, MA, MFT, addressing how parents can engage in a healthy conversation with their children about intelligent human sexuality. Most of us parents feel seriously awkward talking to our children about sex, oftentimes because we have no idea what we’re …

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